[FoRK] Lancet, shmancet

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Nov 1 14:51:27 PST 2004


On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 01:01:05PM -0800, Bill Humphries wrote:

> Something in the chain from Crooked Timber, Eugen's mailer, Mailman, to 
> your mail reader didn't get the message that Crooked Timber is UTF-8.

The breakage occured in the line Firefox-->clipboard-->Fedora Core 2's
Terminal window of a screened mutt session on SuSE.

Which says that utf-8 sucks balls, and you should use 7 bit ASCII as God
intended. (Unless you're stuck in a krazy-moon-language kountry).

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